Android Overview Updated October 22, 2020


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Android is Google’s mobile operating system, launched in September 2008, although its history technically began with the release of the Android alpha in November 2007.

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Android Stories October 22

The name “Hummer” has long been synonymous with gas-guzzling SUVs, but last night, GMC announced a revival of the brand with a new electric vehicle. Now, we’re learning that the Hummer EV “supertruck” is actually running an Android operating system that may one day include Google Maps support.

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Huawei’s latest and greatest smartphone the Mate 40 Pro has now officially launched as a direct follow-up to last year’s Mate 30 series.

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Android Stories October 21

Adobe Premiere Rush 1.5.34 update adds all-new video effects, royalty-free audio, plus more

As one of the very best mobile video editing suites for Android, Adobe Premiere Rush is now getting one of its biggest overhauls since making the jump from iOS in mid-2019 with version 1.5.34 — which was announced during the Adobe MAX 2020 event.

Android Stories October 20

Even though it was expected, the newly released Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G, and Note 20 series have officially joined the ARCore support list.

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Android Stories October 19

Xiaomi demos 80W wireless charging that can fill 4,000mAh battery in just 19 minutes

Fast-charging tech has become a battleground in recent years as speeds and battery sizes have ballooned. Xiaomi is fighting back against the likes of Oppo and OnePlus with the announcement of more efficient 80W wireless charging that can top up a 4,000mAh cell in just 19 minutes.

Android Stories October 16

The as-yet-unreleased PS5 already supports PS Remote Play on Android

Gaming fans might be highly anticipating the launch of the PS5 — which is still nearly a month away. In preparation, Sony has already updated the PS Remote Play app on Android to support PS5 console game-streaming to your smartphone.

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